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will artists create art in heaven

Will Artists Create Art in Heaven

Will Artists Create Art in Heaven? Will Artists create art in heaven? There is no passage in scripture that says our creativity will cease in heaven, or that our desire to communicate in creative ways will decrease. If anything, all the allusions to life with Christ point to a body and soul that are glorified. […]

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why churches need artists

Why Churches Need Artists

Why Churches Need Artists There is a reason why churches need artists. The Bible invites us to “taste and see” that the Lord is good. From architects able to create buildings that proclaim the glory of God and illuminate the Gospel, to musicians who lead us in worship, and the craftsmanship required to make the […]

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increase creativity through deep work

Increase Creativity Through Deep Work

Increase Creativity Through Deep Work To compete in the world of A.I., and to thrive as a creative you need to know how to increase creativity through deep work. One of the most essential and most challenging things to do right now is to live deeply. This means taking a look at four areas of […]

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why we need parables and fairy tales

Why We Need Parables and Fairy Tales

Why We Need Parables and Fairy Tales There’s an important reason we need parables and fairy tales. Spiritual maturity is not about leaving our imagination behind. Spiritual maturity fosters creativity and imagination which builds on and informs our faith. Even great pastors create great illustrations and mental pictures to help us understand the bible. Great […]

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art and dangerous ideas joseph campbell

Art & Dangerous Ideas Joseph Campbell

Art & Dangerous Ideas: Joseph Campbell There are few authors as influential as this one when it comes to our series on art and dangerous ideas: Joseph Campbell. Joseph is lauded in our culture as a genius whose ideas are portrayed as universally helpful because his story structure is helpful for writers, but his underlying […]

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don't rush the artistic process

Don’t Rush the Artistic Process

Don’t Rush the Artistic Process Rushing the artistic process is bad for your creativity, your relationships, and even your soul. That may sound like hyperbole, but it isn’t. Your art and your soul benefit when you slow down and give the appropriate time you need to your artistic process. And if you want to make […]

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art and dangerous ideas maslow

Art and Dangerous Ideas: Maslow

Art and Dangerous Ideas: Maslow Creatives find inspiration everywhere, but how do we discern the line between our art and dangerous ideas. Maslow is one of the figures who has influenced the art world, academia and even the Christian community. We have been taught about his hierarchy in schools, but rarely does anyone ask where […]

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can Christians create secular art

Can Christians Create Secular Art

Can Christians Create Secular Art? When people use the terms secular and sacred, they often believe there’s a real divide between everything which is religious in the art world and everything which is not religious. And in fact, by extension, they often believe all of life is divided into these two categories of sacred and […]

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stop calling it christian art

Stop Calling It Christian Art

Stop Calling It “Christian Art” What do we even mean when we call something “Christian Art?” It is a term that is most often confusing, and rarely helpful. This is why we need to stop calling any art, “Christian Art.”     Let us know your thoughts in the comments! Copyright © 2023 Joel & […]

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can artists survive the a i revolution

Can Artists Survive the A.I. Revolution

Can Artists Survive the A.I. Revolution? Unless you live completely off the grid as a creative, you’ve probably been part of conversations about whether artists can survive the A.I. Revolution. People are quickly realizing the power of A.I. image generators like Midjourney, Dall-E 2, and Craiyon. Even a super left-brain engineer can type a few […]

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